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North Creek Cemetery
(Covington County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the North Creek Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misplaced, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized this page based upon a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the North Creek Cemetery...

The North Creek Cemetery is located in Covington County. The county seat for Covington County is located in Andalusia.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the North Creek Cemetery

Lat:   31.0952°   (31° 5' 42")

Lon:   -86.4277°   (-86° 25' 39")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the North Creek Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the North Creek Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.

On the map below, the majority of the marker locations have been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While the locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  North Creek Cemetery  


  Magnolia Cemetery (AL)
  Shiloh Cemetery (AL)
  Johnson Memorial Cemetery (AL)
  Beda Cemetery (AL)
  Sanford Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)
  Chapel Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Adellum Cemetery (AL)
  Lockhart Cemetery (AL)
  Southside Cemetery (AL)
  Newell Cemetery (AL)
  Marshall Memorial Cemetery (AL)
  Greenwood Cemetery (FL)
  Andalusia Memorial Garden (AL)
  Greenwood Cemetery (FL)
  Bethel Cemetery (AL)
  Rock Hill Cemetery (FL)
  Five Runs Cemetery (AL)
  Ebenezer Cemetery (FL)
  Oakey Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Mt. Zion Cemetery (FL)
  Beulah Cemetery (AL)
  Stewart Cemetery (FL)
  Carolina Cemetery (AL)
  Clary Cemetery (FL)
  Judson Cemetery (AL)
  Rock Hill Cemetery (FL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the North Creek Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Covington County.

Andalusia Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carolina Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clary Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Okaloosa County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Okaloosa County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Five Runs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenwood Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Walton County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenwood Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Walton County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Judson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marshall Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Okaloosa County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Newell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakey Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Oakey Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2277000)

Rock Hill Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Okaloosa County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Hill Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Okaloosa County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Southside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the North Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Okaloosa County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the North Creek Cemetery.

Andalusia   [Map]Garden City (FL)   [Map]Onycha   [Map]
Babbie   [Map]Heath   [Map]Opp   [Map]
Beulah   [Map]Horn Hill   [Map]Paxton (FL)   [Map]
Bradley   [Map]Kinston   [Map]River Falls   [Map]
Carolina   [Map]Laurel Hill (FL)   [Map]Sanford   [Map]
County Line   [Map]Libertyville   [Map]Svea (FL)   [Map]
Florala   [Map]Lockhart   [Map]Wing   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the North Creek Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Covington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Covington County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Covington County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Alabama

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the North Creek Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the North Creek Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #133425   (Name of Record: North Creek Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Covington
Lat: 31.095177     Lon: -86.4277289   [Map]
Elev: 56         Map Name: Watkins Bridge

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Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0952, Longitude: -86.4277     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the North Creek Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for North Creek Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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